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Tea Bowl

Description

.1-.5) Deep bowl form with shallow foot ring; cross hatch and very broad spearhead border; birds and trellis fence in willow pattern; no bridge. Set) White clay body with bluish-white glaze; Nanking style underglaze blue painted border design consisting of spearhead border with cross hatch or diagonal line banding; central or overall design of various versions of "Willow" pattern consisting of pagoda house at proper right (w/ or w/o people), trees in center, some with bridges, birds or boats.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
BOWL, TEA
Chinese
Nanking
Pagoda
porcelain
Porcelain
tea bowls
Underglazed
underglazing
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
2.188 (H), 9.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.979.1-5
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5798

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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